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British Council offers Summer School courses

Kolkata, Apr 13 (IBNS): The British Council Kolkata on Saturday announced details of the Summer School courses for 2014.

American Center screens The Revolutionary Optimists

Kolkata, Apr 12 (IBNS): The American Center Kolkata along with Prayasam, a nonprofit organization working with children for their rights and empowerment, recently screened the documentary 'The Revolutionary Optimists', to mark the World Health Day, here.

To the floor designed

Carpets have adorned tasteful homes for centuries. Now dhurries, the Indian lightweight floor covering has come into fashion in a big way too. Anju Munshi discovers the beauty of both

Students put up musical performance with throwaway items

Kolkata, Apr 11 (IBNS): Students of M.C. Kejriwal Vidyapeeth has recently put up an enthralling performance in their school using throwaway household items as instruments.

Hilton Shillim Spa bags honours at World Luxury Spa Awards

Shillim, Apr 11 (IBNS): Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, the maiden retreat & spa in India from Hilton Hotels & Resorts, has been ranked with the award for “Best Luxury Wellness Spa” in Asia and ‘Best Luxury Emerging Spa’ in India at the 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards.

Shrimp Trawling: Clear and Present Danger

Turtles are falling victims to shrimp trawling in Tamil Nadu in the absence of use of turtle excluder devices. TWF correspondents Deepshikha Hooda and Sunil Chandramouli report from ground zero

Amul bids farewell to Archie

New York, Apr 10 (IBNS): Indian dairy cooperative Amul has paid tribute to comic character Archie Andrew, who is set to die in the "Life with Archie" issue in July.

AEGON presents online game on 'Kochadaiiyaan'

Mumbai, Apr 10 (IBNS): Online insurance provider AEGON Religare Life Insurance (ARLI) has recently launched an online game, 'Kochadaiiyaan's Reign of Arrows', based on the animated Tamil movie 'Kochadaiiyaan', starring superstar Rajnikanth.

Lavie launches three breakthrough bags

Mumbai, Apr 10 (IBNS): Manufacturer and suppliers of fashion bag, Lavie recently launched three breakthrough bags range comprising of the Reversible 4D bag, Organizer Bag and the Backpack cum Sling bag.

INTACH, AusHeritage to enhance cooperation

Kolkata, Apr 10 (IBNS): Australia based international network for cultural heritage, AusHeritage and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here to further enhance cooperation in the preservation, promotion and management of cultural heritage.

WBUT launches credit transfer system

Kolkata, Apr 10 (IBNS): The West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) on Wednesday announced Credit Transfer System for engineering students, set to be implemented after the Lok Sabha elections.

Irrfan dons the dancing avatar for 7UP

New Delhi, Apr 9 (IBNS): Taking forward its brand philosophy of ‘I Feel UP’ to the next level of UPtimism, 7UP- the natural lemon flavoured drink from PepsiCo is all set to celebrate dance in its entirety, fostering a strong bond for consumers with their families.

Mumbai leading Nissan PlayStation GT Academy

Mumbai, Apr 8 (IBNS) The award-winning and internationally acclaimed driver discovery programme will complete qualifying rounds in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai by June 2014 before finalising the quickest 14 lap times that emerge out of all five cities in contention for the first Indian edition of GT Academy.

Cadbury launches 5Star Chomp

Mumbai, Apr 8 (IBNS): Cadbury India, part of Mondelez International, has announced the launch of Cadbury 5Star Chomp.

Sonnet hosts Bengali Food festival

Kolkata, Apr 8 (IBNS): Gupi-Bagha’s surprise in legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray classic film, literally reflected in the eyes of the guests present at the Sonnet in Kolkata as the spread was being tabled, oozing Bengali aroma.